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Category Archive: Geek Rant

The Worst Attempt to Turn Batman into a News Story?

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Right now news.com.au is running a story fronted by the headline ‘Batman Trilogy Plagued by “Curse”. In this article news.com.au desperately attempts to link a series of completely unrelated events and declare it… Continue reading

Ten Actors We Don’t Need Anymore

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Without wanting to sound mean, there’s some actors working in the business that we just don’t need anymore. This isn’t just about being in bad films – Nic Cage has done some real… Continue reading

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Team Fortress 2 “Pyromania” Update

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The Good “Meet The Pyro” video has been released. “Meet The Pyro” is the last of nine class videos in the “Meet The Team” series of shorts, and it’s been a long road… Continue reading

Oscar-Worthy but Ignored – Superhero Edition

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The awesome ‘Oscar-Worthy but Ignored’ series has been the sole effort of one Slam Adams – but today I’ll be hijacking the concept in order to examine the unsung successes of the currently… Continue reading

Decoding Disney Dads

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On Mother’s Day we brought you an article dissecting Disney’s poorly written mother roles. Now that Father’s Day is here, I’ve examined the roles of dads in Disney movies and found that many… Continue reading

Gone but Not Forgotten TV: Freaks and Geeks

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Freaks and Geeks sprung from the mind of Paul Feig, who is now directing episodes of The Office (US version) and select episodes of Parks and Recreation and Mad Men. The show is… Continue reading

Oscar-Worthy but Ignored Part 4: Action

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While writing the articles for comedy, horror, and sci-fi, I decided to do one on action movies too. Action movies are like the “red-headed stepchild” of the film industry. It doesn’t matter how… Continue reading

Burton and Depp Need a Break

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Back in the 1990’s a young filmmaker named Tim Burton and a young actor named Johnny Depp collaborated on a movie that would change their lives, Edward Scissorhands. The film has become a fantasy… Continue reading

My Growing Astonishment at ’50 Shades of Grey’

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Whenever I walk past a bookshop I impulsively pop my head in the door to see what the new releases and best sellers are. Lately there’s been a trend. A couple of spots… Continue reading

Ten Things that ‘The Avengers’ Could’ve Done Better

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So I saw The Avengers again. Not surprising really – it’s the best thing going until The Dark Knight Rises comes out. Instead of fan gushing onto the internet once more I thought… Continue reading